Reduce Your Cholesterol for Better Heart Health

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 26, 2016 10:45:00 AM

High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for developing heart disease (the leading cause of death in the U.S.) or having a stroke (the fifth leading cause of death). In fact, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the higher your blood cholesterol level, the higher your risk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, fitness & exercise, heart health, diet

The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 21, 2016 8:15:25 AM

Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. The sobering fact is about 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, preventive care, observances & holidays

Eat a Rainbow of Foods

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 12, 2016 12:01:00 PM

You may have heard doctors and dieticians use the phrase “eat the rainbow” to encourage people to include more fruits and vegetables in their diets. But what may surprise you is just how many health benefits a colorful variety of produce can deliver.

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Topics: family health, healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, diet, recipes

4 Steps to Food Safety

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 29, 2016 8:41:22 AM

Even though America has one of the safest food supplies in the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates roughly 48 million Americans get sick from a foodborne illness each year, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. While foodborne illnesses are common, the good news is we can do a lot to prevent them.

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Topics: family health, healthy living, health tips, diet, observances & holidays, recipes

5 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Sep 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Eating a healthy breakfast is just one way to start your morning off right. Consider adding these 5 healthy habits to your morning routine to boost your spirits and supercharge your day!

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Topics: family health, healthy living, health tips, fitness & exercise, diet, recipes

Secrets to Healthy Aging Made Simple

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 2, 2016 8:30:00 AM

You know that saying, you’re only as old as you feel? In honor of September being Healthy Aging® Month, let’s commit to taking that to heart by implementing a few secret and not-so-secret tips for feeling and staying healthy, vibrant, and “young” as we age.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, fitness & exercise, healthy eating

Preventive Care Matters

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Aug 24, 2016 8:28:59 AM

If you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, you’re not alone. Keeping up with your regular routine, let alone that particular day’s personal and professional commitments, can leave you feeling overwhelmed. This makes any unexpected surprises, like a sinus infection or a cold, hard to pencil in, and finding time for a visit to the doctor, even for important clinical preventive services, seem nearly impossible. But the fact is making time for preventive healthcare can help protect you from illness that could rob you of days, weeks, months, or even years. And that’s time worth spent.

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Topics: healthy living, preventive care, vaccinations

Be Smart About Exercising in the Heat

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 18, 2016 4:26:20 PM

It’s amazing, the commitment people have to being outdoors, even in this sweltering heat. Playing golf, going to the ballpark, fishing, boating, laying on the beach. How does that NOT feel like you’re a pizza baking in a brick oven? But exercising in this heat? You’ve obviously got the will, but are you doing it the right way?

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, patients, health tips

Psoriasis Isn't Contagious. Awareness Is!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 28, 2016 1:56:43 PM

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. The National Psoriasis Foundation wants to empower the 7.5 million Americans affected by psoriatic disease to take control of their health. Throughout the month, they will be sharing resources for treating and managing psoriatic disease using an engaging series of challenges that test your knowledge and give you tips for living a vibrant, active life.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, preventive care

Which Foods Are Good or Bad for You? The Answers May Surprise You!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 7, 2016 12:35:27 PM

Should you pick up or put down that granola bar? It depends on who you ask. 

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, recipes

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